EarthSong Lodge - Denali's Natural Retreat
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews EarthSong Lodge - Denali's Natural Retreat Healy
Travel Blogs from Healy
... Chulitna River, then stopped at Hurricane Gulch, amazing bridge over a huge gorge. Climbed up Broad Pass, highest point on the highway at 2409 feet. Then crossed the Nenana River, country looking much more bare, and arrived at Denali. First explored briefly the commercial area called Nenana Canyon, trinket city! Then checked into our site at Denali ...
... pictures. I even got some great pictures of some birds. All in all it was a neat day, not as much hiking as we would have liked, but maybe tomorrow! Now it's time to cook dinner, looks like Mexican casseroles on the menu! Yum! - Sara You'll have to excuse the poor quality of the pictures on the blog. They are from my iPad. I have no way to get the camera pictures easily ...
... We didn't have a map of any sort and MIss GPS was not good at telling us were the good food places were and if they were open so we drove around the city finding a lovely little place called the Fudge shop where we ate. Now feeling a little more human we headed up the Ric******* Highway to The North Pole. As we got of the highway the light poles changed to candy canes and the street names were Christmassy ... like St Nicholas Drive, Reindeer Ave etc
We found Santa's house ...
... named by Jeff's daughters and always theme based - like Ringling, Barnum and Bailey; there was Nikon, Canon and Pentax, or Radar, Trapper and Klinger. The staff showed us around the kennels, and explained how the dogs were cared for, trained - during summer months and race season. Every dog goes out for a run every day, whether training with young dogs, or seasoned race teams. We then went inside and met ...
... is rough and stiff riding, until weighted down, then the ride seems to smooth out. Gorda seems to handle the weight better than the driver. The shock holds up nicely.
We arrive at our destination, town of Healy, population ca. 900, mid-afternoon. We have rooms in the White Moose Lodge, where we unload the bikes, grab sandwiches from a local deli for our early-morning bus tour into Denali, and head to dinner at the 49th State brewery, a local favorite.